Life Magazine, January 17, 1938 - Oil business
Original Life Magazine from January 17, 1938 - Oil business
|Excellent Condition (1 Available)
These issues are extremely nice. These are in amazing condition and are great for framing or giving as a cherished gift. Some may have very minor defects and address labels.
|Good Condition (2 Available)
These issues are in pretty good shape. These are great for those who want a complete, original, average condition issue to read and enjoy. They may have some light to moderate flaws like small tears, spots, library stamps etc. but would make a great piece of history for the budget minded to mark any occasion.
Some of the contents in this issue
Full page ad for new issue of The Architectural Forum devoted entirely to Frank Lloyd Wright. Full page Oldsmobile ad emphasizes new automatic transmission. People who look like famous faces win watches in Vox Pop contest. Mrs. Oscar Nelson of Chicago looks like Amelia Earhart, Harry Nanos of Portland, Maine looks like Will Rogers, more. New Year's Eve on Times Square. New Year's Eve at the Ritz, photo of 14-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt. The Franconia sails on a world cruise. President Knudsen of General Motors meets the senate. Episcopal church makes drive to finish the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York before the 1939 World's Fair. Prize poultry at New York show, Morris Stoudt's White Crested Duck, William K. Dick's Ruddy Shell Duck Old Drake, Jasper Burr's Toulouse goose. Mental breakdown ends court-martial of Marine Corps general Harold C. Reisinger. Frances Farmer - from Seattle to Broadway, her first appearance in "Golden Boy". Nieuw Amsterdam gets new smokestack. "Queen Mary" rests on land. Oil business - photo essay, includes images from boom town Freer, Texas and diagram of how oil is made to gasoline. Full page color Camels ad with photo of cowboy Ted Yochum, small photos of salesgirl Elsie Schumacher, sports editor Stuart Cameron, railroad signalman John Geraghty, radio engineer Gene English. Amateur actress Evelyn Waller plays Henry VIII. Young Eleanor Roosevelt embroidered needlework records her husband Theodore's adventures, close up images of her stitches and how to do them.Back cover color Coca-Cola ad with man shoveling snow, unnamed illustrator. Party in Greenwich Village on New Year's Eve. King of Egypt, including cute photo of his two sisters Fawziya and Faiza.
COVER: THE OIL INDUSTRY
THEATER: PLAYWRIGHT CLIFFORD ODETS' 'GOLDEN BOY'
MOVIE: 'IN OLD-CHICAGO'
EGYPTS KING FAROUK